The Harding-Coolidge Era: A Rare Example of Limited Government in Action

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Ivan Eland over at the Independent Institute writes, “Harding—and his successor Calvin Coolidge, who largely continued Harding’s peaceful polices abroad and fiscal conservatism at home—presided over one of the few times, since its origin in the 1850s, that the Republican Party has actually given the American people small government (the others being the one-term of Rutherford B. Hayes and perhaps the one term of Chester Arthur, both in the late 1800s).”

One thought on “The Harding-Coolidge Era: A Rare Example of Limited Government in Action

  1. the 20s were truly our most prosperous decade-no debt, incomes rose for all classes, lower taxes three times for all, unemployment very low, at peace…

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